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Engineering/Maintenance Tech III - 2nd Shift

Date: Jan 9, 2019

Location: Elizabeth, New Jersey, US, 07201

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world’s largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide.  Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world’s largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we’ve built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation.  This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives.  Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

Position Summary /Objective: 

Performs analytical troubleshooting of pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment, including mechanical / electrical systems and instrumentation and controls (I&C).  Also provides technical expertise to support site projects, install and test equipment and/ or controls to improve or replace existing systems.

This will be a 2nd Shift position. Training will be on 1st shift.

Essential Duties / Functions

  • Analyzes and troubleshoots mechanical, electrical and electronic pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment.
  • Knowledge of Maintenance/Engineer purchasing and tracking system
  • Working knowledge of pharmaceutical FDA Part 11, cGMPs, OSHA, NFPA 70E Electrical Safety and NFPA 70B Electrical Maintenance
  • Knowledge of with PLC I SCADA control systems to facilitate troubleshooting.
  • Support site BMS, MES system and site network/servers system
  • Recommends system and process changes to improve overall efficiency of facilities automation engineering department and manufacturing operations.
  • Performs Control Loop Tuning and Optimization.
  • Partners with maintenance/engineer to ensure understanding of technical issues and corrective actions to be taken while minimizing down production time.    Performs minor repairs as needed.
  • Support/execute CAPA, Change Control& Deviation investigation
  • Implement small equipment/instrumentation upgrades and work with Equipment Qualification group to test system modifications.
  • Coordinates and oversees spare parts inventory of Manufacturing and MRF facilities.
  • Provide weekend & off shift support calls
  • Provide weekend coverage


Education Required: 

  • 3 to 5 years field engineering I technician experience in a pharmaceutical Manufacturing environment

Experience Required:

  • Solid dosage experience preferred.  Fluid bed granulation technology strongly desired.
  • Thorough understanding of process control systems, sensors, actuators, instrument loops, control valves, variable frequency drives (VFDs) and pneumatics.
  • 1 to 3 years' experience  with  Allen Bradley PLC5 I SLC I ControlLogix PLCs. Wonderware InTouch experiences a plus

Specialized or Technical Knowledge, Licenses, Certifications required:

  • Solid communication skills and good documentation practices.
  • Ability  to read and understand electrical schematics, loop diagrams and
  • P&IDs.
  • Strong electrical I mechanical aptitude with the ability to analyze and troubleshoot systems in order to determine permanent corrective actions.
  • Strong demonstrated partnering skills to resolve issues and work in a team environment.

Physical Demand Requirement:

  • Ability  to use a PC
  • Ability  to work in an office environment
  • Sitting, standing
  • Very light lifting




Sub Function

Equipment Maintenance Technical Specialty

Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.

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